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The father of G-Shock, Kikuo Ibe, revolutionised the world of digital watches. By Dylan Tan

Published Fri, Oct 18, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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KIKUO Ibe, inventor of the iconic Casio range of G-Shock timpieces, looks amused when told his biggest fan in Singapore has about 600 different models and variations of the digital watch in his collection.

He has every reason to because there's really no need to own more than one.

The groundbreaking watch he created 30 years ago is virtually indestruc…

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